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Your Savings Plan
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Your Savings Plan

BOSTON (CBS) – Many people equate saving with some sort of deprivation. If they give up eating out and having fun they can save money. If you deprive yourself of all of the fun stuff in life you will never stick...

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How To Save More
Tuesday, September 09, 2014

How To Save More

BOSTON (CBS) – As a society we need to save more. Our government can print up money but you and I cannot!Almost every goal we set or decision we make as adults has a financial component. You want the American...

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Credit Cards: How Many Is Too Many?
Thursday, September 04, 2014

Credit Cards: How Many Is Too Many?

BOSTON (CBS) – Managing Money ranks in the top three when it comes to making resolutions.According to Fair Isaac, the company that created the credit score, on average, today’s consumer has a total of 13...

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Checking Your Credit Report
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Checking Your Credit Report

BOSTON (CBS) – I’ll bet every time I have suggested that you get copies of your free credit reports you have made a mental note to check yours. It’s on that To Do list that sits in the cloud!You can...

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Somerville Dunkin’ Donuts Delivery Available Through Foodler
Thursday, June 05, 2014

Somerville Dunkin’ Donuts Delivery Available Through Foodler

SOMERVILLE (CBS) – There’s good news for people who wish that Dunkin’ Donuts delivered.It appears that at least one of the coffee chain’s restaurants in Somerville has partnered up with...

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Cohabitation Before Marriage
Thursday, June 05, 2014

Cohabitation Before Marriage

BOSTON (CBS) – Many couples are trying this approach before marriage and sometimes instead of marriage.According to the Census Bureau, more than 40% of American women under the age of 45 have lived unmarried...

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How To Successfully Merge Two Households
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

How To Successfully Merge Two Households

BOSTON (CBS) – Couples are marrying later in life; the average age of a man is 29 and a woman 27 in the US. That means merging two households. So what should be owned individually or owned jointly?If you both...

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Tying The Knot Without Breaking The Bank
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Tying The Knot Without Breaking The Bank

BOSTON (CBS) – Should you elope and throw a great party after the fact? But what if your mom has had her heart on seeing you walk down the aisle, what can you do then to cut costs?Let’s start at the very...

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We Are Going To Live Happily Ever After In Retirement
Friday, May 30, 2014

We Are Going To Live Happily Ever After In Retirement

BOSTON (CBS) – The reality is you need to plan for the soft side of retirement as well as the financial side.People fantasize about leaving their jobs and having the good life, a better life in retirement than...

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I Can Use My Inheritance To Fund My Retirement
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

I Can Use My Inheritance To Fund My Retirement

BOSTON (CBS) – The reality is there may not be much money to inherit from mom and dad.Today’s retirees are wealthier than previous generations and the media has been reporting for years that there is mega...

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Your Small Business Retirement Plan
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Your Small Business Retirement Plan

BOSTON (CBS) – If you are smart enough to start your own business, you should be smart enough to start a retirement plan as well! Here are some ideas to get your retirement savings started.IRAs. You can...

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Those Small Business Deductions
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Those Small Business Deductions

BOSTON (CBS) – There are many deductions for the self-employed.Let’s start with your car. You can either deduct the actual expenses of driving your car or you can use a mileage allowance set by the IRS....

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Insurance Planning For Mom
Thursday, May 08, 2014

Insurance Planning For Mom

BOSTON (CBS) – Is mom adequately insured? Does she have too much insurance? Find the policies. Next, review them and be sure you have the latest policy and that the premiums are paid. It would not surprise me if...

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Estate Planning For All Ages
Friday, May 02, 2014

Estate Planning For All Ages

BOSTON (CBS) – Estate planning is a key element in any financial plan no matter what your age. And it really does matter when you are young. Estate planning allows you to decide how your assets should be...

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Homeowners Finding Creative Ways To Maximize Current House
Friday, May 02, 2014

Homeowners Finding Creative Ways To Maximize Current House

BOSTON (CBS) — When it comes to houses, there aren’t a lot for sale and prices remain sky-high. It’s causing many people to stay put.There are a number of creative trends that are catching on as homeowners...

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Cambridge Book Discount Alert Company Is Expanding
Thursday, May 01, 2014

Cambridge Book Discount Alert Company Is Expanding

BOSTON (CBS) — A 2-year-old Cambridge start-up with just 20 employees has raised nearly $4 million in its first round of funding from investors.WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s New England Business Editor Anthony...

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Harvard Grads Bring Insect Eating To Western World With Cricket Chips
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Harvard Grads Bring Insect Eating To Western World With Cricket Chips

BOSTON (CBS) — Three recent Harvard grads are trying to change the phrase “Bon Appetite” to “Bug Appetite” by introducing a new chip made out of crickets.“We’re introducing...

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Ban On Non-Compete Deals Gains Momentum On Beacon Hill
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Ban On Non-Compete Deals Gains Momentum On Beacon Hill

BOSTON (AP) — A push to eliminate so-called non-compete agreements in Massachusetts is gaining momentum on Beacon Hill.Gov. Deval Patrick has said the agreements — designed to discourage workers in high-tech...

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Planning For The Millionaire Club When You Are 30
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Planning For The Millionaire Club When You Are 30

BOSTON (CBS) – This is a tough decade. You now want the grown-up things, marriage, house, kids. So becoming a millionaire make take a back seat.But if we are looking at the Fidelity plan to replace 85% of your...

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WBZ-TV Attracted Record Viewership For 118th Boston Marathon
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

WBZ-TV Attracted Record Viewership For 118th Boston Marathon

• WBZ-TV Elite Marathon Coverage is #1 in Time Period • WBZ-TV Elite Coverage Nearly Doubled Total Viewers from a Year Ago• WBZ-TV Post Race Coverage is #1 in Total ViewersBOSTON, MA – WBZ-TV attracted its...

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